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Roger Gentile

Wine guru loved people, sharing his knowledge

Gentile's, the Wine Sellers will carry on, despite the death of its affable and knowledgeable owner.

One giant leap for Wyman Woods

As the ribbon-cutting ceremony was underway Saturday, Oct. 25, at the rededication of Wyman Woods, an army of youngsters already was busy breaking in the park's new playground equipment.

Committee spends $6,193 promoting levy

The Committee for Grandview Heights Schools has raised $8,465 in its campaign to convince voters to give Issue 2 the nod.

Hofbrauhaus offers boisterous taste of Germany

Even before its scheduled opening Tuesday, Oct. 28, Hofbrauhaus at Grandview Yard had drafted a large following.

Grandview grad brings experience back to local stage

Melissa Graves, a 2002 graduate of Grandview Heights High School, is reconnecting with her classmates not at a reunion, but from the stage.
Marble Cliff

First phase of streetlight replacement nears end

Marble Cliff Village Engineer Louis McFarland last week provided council members with an update on the first phase of the village's streetlight project, which got underway earlier this month.

Police seek help after another 'flasher' sighting

Grandview Heights police received a report Monday, Oct. 27, of an act of public indecency that occurred at 10:20 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in the 1000 block of West First Avenue.
Ohio SPJ

Statewide contest honors 'ThisWeek' staff members

ThisWeek Community News was honored with six awards in the 2014 Ohio SPJ Awards contest Saturday, Oct. 25, including the top award for the best newspaper website in Ohio.

Early Spanish classes lay groundwork for future

Hearing Spanish at the elementary school is new in Grandview, but teaching youngsters another language is not a foreign concept in most of the industrialized world.

District seeks to be open about financial situation

School finance can be a complicated and sometimes-challenging topic to discuss, yet it is critical that we share financial information with our taxpayers in the most transparent and efficient way possible. A good time to share this information with you is when the school board adopts the five-year financial forecast.

Library notes

The following programs are offered by the Grandview Heights Public Library, 1685 W. First Ave. For more information, call 614-486-2951.

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Grandview Heights resident Pam Blair, executive vice president, Human Resources, at Continental Office Environments, has been named to the board of directors of the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio.

Moment in time

The 1976 Grandview Halloween Street Festival was held Saturday, Oct. 30. Grandview Avenue was closed from First to Third avenues, with recreation leader Nancy Paul and Grandview Parks and Recreation Director Lynn Veach (pictured) roaming the street in costume. The community event, sponsored by the parks department, had organizations sponsoring street booths, a children's parade and activities, and a barbershop quartet onstage followed by a rock band. The Grandview High School band performed and high school students decorated windows and light poles on Grandview Avenue. Awards were presented for best costumes and best-decorated light poles and store windows. Pony rides, a moon walk and other activities went on throughout the evening. The festivities wound down with the band Myth performing until 11 p.m.

Hollywood epics inspire students

Homecoming week is always a special time at Grandview Heights High School.
Police beat

Grandview: Boy reportedly grabs for officer's gun during arrest

A 15-year-old boy apprehended by a Grandview Heights police officer Oct. 15 attempted to take the officer's gun before being arrested, according to police reports.

Flasher victims don't recognize suspect

Victims in a series of public-indecency incidents over the past 14 months in the Grandview Heights area were not able to positively identify a man police believe may be the perpetrator.

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